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Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Aug-17-2018, 01:05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Review: Cobra Nogaro seats (uniquely street friendly fixed back bucket seat)

great post and thanks for sharing. cobra is an excellent company, I run the suzuka and imola seats.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-18-2018, 07:48:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-13-2018, 06:15:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,192
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Dinan intercooled supercharged s3-R need opinion on the price.

already have an SC kit but I've seen one locally sell for about 3-4K. It's non-intercooled and if my understanding is correct uses the OEM injectors for the S54 as well right?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jul-08-2018, 05:13:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By m3elmo
Re: FS: Custom bolt in roll bar E46 Coupe M3

bump it up to the top - offers welcome especially if local in san jose, ca
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 10:53:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Anyone else experience this? SMG

I had SMG in my car for >10K miles and at least 10 track days. It has the TTFS tune and it was great on track and acceptable on street. there are those moments where it's not doing what my brain is...
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 07:57:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Should this be like this... (AA Prima Kit) [Pics]

mine sit in a weird fashion too, but not because of the AA install but more because of my 6 speed conversion and the dinan airbox i had before. it's normal for it to vibrate a bit and come loose...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-20-2018, 07:20:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,526
Posted By m3elmo
Re: VF570 Supercharger

if i didn't already install an SC kit i'd be on this..especially since i'm local!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jun-10-2018, 10:47:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By m3elmo
FS: Custom bolt in roll bar E46 Coupe M3

Hello All,

Original Thread (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=596704&highlight=roll+bar)

I purchased this from warhammer through thread here: It no joke took nearly 2.5 months to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-08-2018, 09:21:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Do lowering springs require shorter endlinks?

you can go pretty low with the stock end links. adjustable links are good for corner balancing.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 05:36:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Mishimoto fan no longer triggering

you could wire in a replacement switch, they aren't too expensive and they are adjustable for temp as well.
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Thu, May-31-2018, 02:31:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Opinions on the internal damages of a Rotrex blower

i don't really know either - i have the same S/C. why not just ping the guy from the rebuild site and see what they say? i don't get why rotrex says they aren't rebuildable when there are those...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-16-2018, 01:13:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Finishing up my 996 BBK....a question

i don't run them on my 996 setup street and track. no issues after 10K+ miles.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, May-13-2018, 05:59:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,707
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46 m3 cf diffuser (Ti silver) - $300

Man...too bad it's not A08!! Lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-13-2018, 05:39:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By m3elmo
Re: ESS VT-525 Injector Question

what part number are your fuel injectors. i use the big green 440cc bosch and those don't require usage of the retaining clips.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-01-2018, 05:03:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,248
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Street Faction Engineering Rear Seat Delete Pre-Order

I'm interested. This would require you to run the oem rear door panels and corner pieces if you want to complete the "look"?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-01-2018, 05:02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Broken clutch pivot pin and my SMG code 59

i upgraded my clutch but kept the plastic pin. I just read too many fitment issues and had some concern if the clutch fork would just wear out first.

Either way you decide, change the clutch fork...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-30-2018, 07:39:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Clutch recommendations?

Stock can hold well if you upgrade and dd...stick with stock duel mass anything else will chatter a bit.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-29-2018, 04:06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,302
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Complete AST 4100 Kit - Vorshlag camber plates, Ground Control weight jacks, more

pretty good deal here. If i wasn't so invested in other suspension stuff i'd be on this.
even if you through in the cost if a full rebuild of the components you still come in way less than what...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-27-2018, 02:18:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,506
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46 m3 header-back exhaust (Status Gruppe) - $1100 Firm + ship

based on the link it's not the SCZA muffler.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-27-2018, 02:16:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,506
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46 m3 header-back exhaust (Status Gruppe) - $1100 Firm + ship

is there interest in selling not as a set? I have more interest in section 1/2 - also local in south bay.

Thanks
Danny.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 06:27:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By m3elmo
Re: estimated SMG pump life

I had 142K miles on my SMG pump when I swapped out. My failure wasn't the SMG components, but my throw out bearing disintegrated.

Car had ~15 track-days on it which could have accelerated the TOB...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-21-2018, 10:20:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,015
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Sunroof delete panel options.

If I had to do it again I'd go with one that is cf on both sides. Just looks nicer from underneath with my exposed sunroof headliner. I also had to paint the inside of mine black because you could...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 06:26:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,403
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Mason Engineering

somewhat related but which one is the best x-brace from mason? They have so many versions. Aluminum is more $ but lighter, not sure if worth it, so which is the best steel and easy to install?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 04:27:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Archive reviews of the Dinan e46 M3?

Dinan S2 Review https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/dinan-s2-m3-specialty-file
Dinan S3R Review https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/dinan-supercharged-s3-r-m3-specialty-file

I have a Dinan S2...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-06-2018, 05:11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Rod bearings at 115k

What kind of oil was used in that car?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-05-2018, 01:44:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46 M3 vs. 987 Cayman S

I'm curious for the source of these. Not being a d-ck just curious. I've never heard of the oil starvation nor the 50K rod bearings for street cars. I've heard of the 50K rod bearings for heavily...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-04-2018, 02:52:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-02-2018, 08:13:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46 M3 vs. 987 Cayman S

The maintenance and cost of ownership is the same. Modding is a tad different. Wheels for example will have a premium price, same goes for aftermarket suspension, brakes, roll-bars things like...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Apr-02-2018, 12:12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,070
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Porsche 996 Brembo E46 M3 Conversion Kit Complete

^^^ ad says red, but pictures are yellow.

rear pads needs to be the 737 shape.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-01-2018, 05:22:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46 M3 vs. 987 Cayman S

987 is for sure an upgrade stock for stock. It's also a tad more expensive. 987.2 are also significantly more but have a lot of improvement. If you could swing it I would do a 997.1 S. Good...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-01-2018, 04:11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,518
Posted By m3elmo
Re: E46M part out ish

just curious how many miles were on that clutch disc? Looks pretty good still depending on miles.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-31-2018, 06:55:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Loud Droning at 5000-5500 RPM with new Lightweight Flywhee

I have the fx350 with aluminum flywheel and don't have the resonance that you describe. I do have chatter at low rpms but it's very liveable for me.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Mar-30-2018, 08:49:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,511
Posted By m3elmo
Re: TTFS Tuned Track Cars

I run the N/A Remote Tune from TTFS on my E46 M3. Done ~10 trackdays with it and have had zero issue.
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Fri, Mar-30-2018, 02:15:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By m3elmo
Re: What size pulley and belt to use for 13 psi??

I would just call AA or TTFS.

I'm actually getting the AA kit soon with extra pulley/belts for higher PSI that I'd be willing to sell if you are interested that will get you to 12-14psi depending...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-28-2018, 11:34:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,090
Posted By m3elmo
Re: AA Supercharger E46M3 Prima Kit Plus by TTFS

yah curious for more info. would think 18psi even with E85 is risky for a stock motor?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-25-2018, 03:37:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,178
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Prepping for 6MT swap, parts list sanity check?

having done the swap myself - question for OP Turb02 curious did you go with non-locking because of cost or because you didn't want to cut in the tray? or both?

All things being equal going with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 05:13:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By m3elmo
Re: BMW Motorsport 3.91CWP NLA

I have a 3.91 in mine and it feels like this is how the car should have just come stock. If i was deciding I'd go 4.10 as well.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-21-2018, 03:53:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,348
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-20-2018, 04:54:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,703
Posted By m3elmo
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

You need the locking one like I do. The RTD with lockout in USD is 799. CAE is another 200. I'm sure both are good, I haven't tried both. for the price difference I personally wanted to go for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-19-2018, 03:55:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,703
Posted By m3elmo
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

Don't think I understand the question? CAE Shifters are real shifters
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-18-2018, 07:33:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Enkei NT03 18x10 (square) ET25

just curious why does it have two valve stems?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-18-2018, 04:33:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,703
Posted By m3elmo
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

Good review - here's my shifter since your post needs photos :P

The CAE does take getting used to, you have to remember what gear you're in as looking at it doesn't help as much as a standard...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Mar-17-2018, 05:02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Laptimer

if you are on android track addict is free. I use that + the Dual remote GPS and put it near glass to get an accurate reading. I've found it to really useful combined with an OBD2 bluetooth device...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 09:11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Exploding Throw Out Bearing... SMG to 6 Speed Swap

I changed out the clutch and flywheel to the FX350 + Aluminum Flywheel. Clutch effort is pretty darn easy.

CAE is good. I love it, makes the car a pleasure to drive. I wouldn't like it so much...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 05:20:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By m3elmo
Exploding Throw Out Bearing... SMG to 6 Speed Swap

Hello All,

Thought I'd post up to share my experience in case this helps anyone.

Car is a 2004 M3 SMG that's a street/track car with ~142K miles on it. Was at laguna seca for a trackday where...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-16-2018, 04:27:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By m3elmo
SMG ECU with TTFS Tune

Hello,


Selling the SMG ECU with the TTFS Tune installed on it.

SOLD shipped in 48 states fees included. SOLD

Danny

https://images.craigslist.org/00606_aGayHi9hddP_600x450.jpg
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-16-2018, 03:22:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By m3elmo
Re: BimmerWorld Performance/Track Engine Mount Set

Just changed mine..otherwise good deal and I'm local!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-14-2018, 02:06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Carbon SMG Paddles

Thanks SPX but will go in order. If falls through with first poster I'll ping you.


SOLD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-14-2018, 05:31:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,414
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Shift paddles?

I have similar paddles for sale here if interested .

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=596805
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-14-2018, 05:27:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By m3elmo
Carbon SMG Paddles

I converted to 6-speed - no need for these. Great Condition. Thanks.

$40 shipped SOLD in the 48 states through paypal.com.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-13-2018, 06:21:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,136
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Dinan hiflow S54 throttle body’s

the $1000 asked for on the c-list add is a pretty decent deal, especially if they are willing to come down some.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-12-2018, 06:23:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,788
Posted By m3elmo
Re: WTT/FS: Dinan lightweight ET45/35 19x9.5/10 with tires

I have these wheels on my car as well. They are pretty darn light for being a 19". These wheels tend to vary in price. New they are like 5-6K though.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-12-2018, 06:15:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,960
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Spal medium profile fan installed in factory shroud

google says 1610CFM. cool setup for the $. if I didn't pick up a kit i'd consider this.
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Mon, Mar-12-2018, 04:46:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By m3elmo
Steering Wheel Hub Adapter e46.

Would like a momo, nrg, something that allows steering wheel to mount to e46 m3 but also use horn.

FOUND ONE
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-11-2018, 05:31:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By m3elmo
Re: FS: Custom bolt in roll bar

pretty good deal - too bad i'm not in NJ.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-10-2018, 02:52:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By m3elmo
Re: FS: Parts from a swapped SMG E46 M3 with 142K Miles

bump - it. offers welcome - thank you.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-10-2018, 02:50:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,348
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-08-2018, 05:09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By m3elmo
Re: OEM Section 1 vs straight pipes

OEM Section 1 is straight through. one side is just a pipe, other is a resonator that is straight through.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-07-2018, 05:58:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-07-2018, 02:52:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By m3elmo
Re: SPC Aluminum rear camber arms E36/46

curious why the upgrade from these to turner? is it additional negative camber? looks like structurally it's the same.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-07-2018, 06:23:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By m3elmo
Re: JB Racing Flywheel for E46 M3

check the thread a few posts down

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=595521
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-05-2018, 04:02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Saw This Yesterday at BMW NA Hqs.: M4 CS

I saw an M4 CS at the San Francisco Auto Show in November, so that could have been the first car in the US. it was a different color that what you are showing here.

The main thing i liked was the...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Mar-03-2018, 05:33:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By m3elmo
Re: How loud is your car?

my car has SGT headers, OEM Section 1, 2 and Dinan Muffler. I've never been blown for sound at laguna with this setup in various types of weather. My take for our car is the rear section muffler. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-02-2018, 05:36:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Dream Car (and intro)

awesome car and a really good price considering all the mods that came with it, especially all the preventive maintenance - all that stuff is a bunch of work.

i do wonder why solid subframe...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-02-2018, 04:39:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,693
Posted By m3elmo
Re: AKG Shifter vs RTD Shifter

You have no detents in the bell-housing. So the only way the shifter knows the gates is with the lockouts.

The shifters with lockouts have an allen nut that adjusts where 1/2 is and 5/6 is. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-02-2018, 04:05:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,693
Posted By m3elmo
Re: AKG Shifter vs RTD Shifter

No lean with the CAE. Not a big deal either way.

One point of distinction is that those that want to do the SMG -> 6 Speed Swap need a shifter with the lockout, so you can adjust the 1/2 and 5/6...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-01-2018, 04:38:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,208
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Roll cage questions

For the GT3 Specific Profi - it's a cam-lock system so no button on it. How can you get the red button on it? Would be neat to do! I searched google and I couldn't find that it's street legal or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-01-2018, 03:57:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,208
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Roll cage questions

the problem with a 5 or 6 point is that they aren't legal on the road right? My understanding is you need the red button to know it's approved for street use. I'm okay with getting in/out but the...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-28-2018, 09:14:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,348
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-28-2018, 06:18:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 131,699
Posted By m3elmo
Re: N15 Design E46 M3 Electric Fan Mounts

The rails are aluminum?, so I'm thinking a 90 degree drill would be able to get in there so you don't have to remove the radiator. Thinking if you want to remove the aux fan you're probably taking...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-28-2018, 04:17:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,208
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Roll cage questions

was going to mention this, Porsche GT3s come optional from the factory in europe with competition packages that include carbon seats (they do recline except the CGT) and rollbars that are bolt in in...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Feb-27-2018, 03:36:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,348
Posted By m3elmo
S54 Exhaust Hub Vanos Broken Tab

This came from my car. Replaced it with a turbotoy hub instead. Figure someone could use this?

$SOLD shipped in 48 states.

Danny
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-22-2018, 10:50:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-22-2018, 06:44:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 44,129
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-21-2018, 03:27:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Feb-20-2018, 03:42:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By m3elmo
FS: Parts from a swapped SMG E46 M3 with 142K Miles

Hello All,

My car is being swapped from SMG --> 6 Speed.

Parts here are available and were all working prior to swap. I realize with the higher miles it might not get the prices I'm asking. ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-18-2018, 10:51:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,329
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Aluminum brush shifter trim

is it same for SMG vs. 6-speed? I'll have one for sale in a bit.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-09-2018, 08:37:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By m3elmo
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-29-2018, 12:37:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,496
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Need coilover recommendations for track only use.

My SMG recently went bleh and I'm not certain why, looking back I wish I refilled/replaced the fluid more often.

I do 8 days/year.

I see a lot of E46 M3 on the track, not many that are SMG, at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-28-2018, 06:58:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,496
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Need coilover recommendations for track only use.

I run TCK S/A as well. Careful with the SMG on track - I would put into your routine to change out the fluid every 2-3 trackdays.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Fri, Jan-26-2018, 05:04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,913
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Vastly different driving style, in almost identical cars= same end result

Hello OP:

First off - both you guys have awesome cars, nicely tastefully modified and super low miles!

you and i have met at laguna but never drove together. I've met, talked with, and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-13-2018, 02:45:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By m3elmo
Re: CaE installed

my car is a dinan stage 2. i don't believe there are various tunes for our cars. it's a tune, then they do a different one for the stage 3 which is supercharged.

I've since gone TTFS for the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-13-2018, 02:21:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,398
Posted By m3elmo
Re: CAE Shifter Install

I am curious as well. Going cae as well but am curious of advantages of going stock rod or dssr or something like this. Op what brand is this and any thoughts on rod? The cae rod one is super...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-11-2018, 06:37:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,101
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Oil change before or after car sits for awhile?

i would change after the break. the clock starts once the oil interacts with the internal of the motor. old oil sitting in the car with it not running for 6 months won't damage the motor since it's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-11-2018, 04:33:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Rasp pipe with cats

wiring length depends a lot. your options are go for euro headers, weld in cats as you suggested, or buy something pre-built.

the smell does exist, but it's actually not that bad. Rasp is...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-10-2018, 05:46:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Hawk HP + Plus Brake Pads E46 M3

Bump $100 shipped in 48 states!

SOLD
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jan-08-2018, 02:49:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,718
Posted By m3elmo
Re: New Front Akebono Euro Brake Pads (non zcp)

Zcp and non are the same pads caliper
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-05-2018, 05:44:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By m3elmo
Re: PFC Direct Drive Rotors (Front ZCP's)

Pretty good deal. Also good for those wanting to do the Porsche 996 brake mod as you would need zcp sized fronts.
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Tue, Jan-02-2018, 07:39:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By m3elmo
WTB: CAE Shifter for any BMW

PM me - thank you!!

Update - got one . thanks all
Forum: Pacific Mon, Jan-01-2018, 10:39:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Any 6 Speed Swap Recommendations in Bay Area?

thank you - have you done it yourself yet or could recommend anyone in bay area that can do it? would rather pay someone than DIY
Forum: Pacific Mon, Jan-01-2018, 06:16:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Any 6 Speed Swap Recommendations in Bay Area?

any links to what this entails? i've heard about it in passing but never looked up details.
Forum: Pacific Sun, Dec-31-2017, 04:58:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By m3elmo
Any 6 Speed Swap Recommendations in Bay Area?

looking for smg swap options. mine looks to be out and would like to do the swap over.

I've heard of a few places like alekshop and performance technic - curious if there are any other options,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-29-2017, 03:54:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By m3elmo
Re: SMG tune or back to Stock tune

i've had the dinan and now have the TTFS tune. what do you mean by mushy? i saw your video - it it like it slips? Mine does not do that in S4-5-6. I'm not sure if yours is doing this because you...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-27-2017, 05:46:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,897
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Section 1 CPI Euro 200R copy

answering for OP here but yes, the flanges are the same as the OEM section 1. Pretty good price and it has the provisions for the rear O2 sensors. wish this was around 6 months ago when I was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-27-2017, 04:20:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Battery Suggestions?

i wouldn't buy a used battery, just get a replacement mini battery sized unit again. walmart, even amazon, whoever would sell it.

i may need a replacement soon myself but I would go with even a...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-27-2017, 04:21:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,855
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Status Gruppe Section 2 X-Pipe Unresonated Version

Tempting...is it that much louder than the stock section 2? Any power difference?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 04:43:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Sketchy BMW airbag recall email?

it's not fake. i recently got my airbag recalled through a BMW dealership as a result of this email.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-13-2017, 01:31:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,161
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Genuine BMW CSL Headers - BRAND NEW

^^^ yah would be almost sad to actually use them on car!
Forum: Pacific Mon, Dec-11-2017, 01:37:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,200
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Shop in Bay Area to do my subframe

still worth it - price depends a lot on what you need to change out while there.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-30-2017, 05:32:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,513
Posted By m3elmo
Re: Eibach ID 2.25 Springs F/S

where in bay area area you? i'm in south bay. thanks!
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